Sundays with Carla Llanos - Ordinary Habit

Sundays with Carla Llanos

Sundays with Carla Llanos - Ordinary Habit

Sundays With is a monthly series that will highlight the routines, habits, and rituals of folks in the Ordinary Habit community. We’ll be exploring what helps them close out their week, and get ready for what’s ahead.

For our next installment of our Sunday series, we’re joined by Carla Llanos, the artist behind our 500 piece puzzle, Hanging Out. We were drawn to this scene of friendship as soon as we saw it, with its calming colors and cozy vibes. Read on to see how she spends her Sundays resetting for the week.

Carla Llanos at home

What do you most look forward to on Sundays?

Doing whatever I want with the day.

How do you reset and prepare for the coming week?

If my home studio or home is in too much of a mess, I usually organise and clean ready for Monday, because I’ve noticed that I feel way more motivated to work if things are tidy.

Is there a ritual you find yourself doing each week on Sunday?

A walk in the park with my husband and dog.

Carla Llanos in the park

How has your notion of Sunday changed over time?

When I was at school, I absolutely hated it because it meant school was the next day so I rarely did anything, I just anxiously waited for the weekend to end. In my 20’s I worked in restaurants and bars and a Sunday shift was quite common. When I started my business, Sundays were just another day of the week that I usually spent working and fortunately, now I can take the weekend off and feel a little more normal. The biggest change is that I don’t hate Mondays, which makes my Sunday so much better.

Is there a show or movie you associate with Sundays?

Just any series I’m watching at the time. Right now I’m watching “The Good Wife”

What do you avoid on Sundays?


Who do you call on Sundays?

My mom.